Definition of Musketeer

1. Noun. A foot soldier armed with a musket.

Group relationships: Musketry
Generic synonyms: Foot Soldier, Footslogger, Infantryman, Marcher
Derivative terms: Musket



Definition of Musketeer

1. n. A soldier armed with a musket.

Definition of Musketeer

1. Noun. (context: military) A foot soldier armed with a musket. ¹

2. Noun. (context: military) In 17th and 18th century France, a member of the royal household bodyguard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Musketeer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musketeer

musk sheep
musk shrew
musk thistle
musk turtle
muskadel
muskadels
muskat
muskeag moss
musked
muskeg
muskegs
muskellunge
muskelunge
musket
musket ball
musketeer (current term)
musketeers
musketoon
musketoons
musketries
musketry
muskets
muskie
muskier
muskies
muskiest
muskily
muskimoot
muskimoots
muskiness

Literary usage of Musketeer

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1. The Manuscripts of Lord Kenyon by Lloyd Tyrell-Kenyon Kenyon (1894)
"Ellis Renshaw, a musketeer. Henry Baley, a musketeer. Oswald Mosley, a horse and man armed. ... Robert Wilson, a musketeer. Edward Greaves, a musketeer. ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1915)
"WERNER'S READING^ NO. .16 CONFESSION OF THE KING'S musketeer. ... While I—I was a simple musketeer, A sword to be drawn freely in her cause, ..."

3. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1907)
"... but after a brief moment of aid he returned, giving Ney orders to hold his line musketeer at all hazards, as he could not send him a single regiment. ..."

4. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1904)
"It was Napoleon, as First Consul, who again began the ancient tokens of reward by medals, swords of honor, pensions Baden musketeer. of soldiers, ..."

5. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... Each musketeer's revolving knell, Their discipline on festal day. 130 As when they practise to display In one dread effort more ? ..."

6. Study & Stage: A Year-book of Criticism by William Archer (1899)
"... THE musketeer MANIA I. AT THE GLOBE LITTLE need be said of Mr. Henry Hamilton's Three musketeers at the Globe, except that it is amazing how much both ..."

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